SMYRNA, Tenn. - Maryland Eastern Shore defeated Arkansas State, 4-1, to win the Columbia 300 Music City Classic on Sunday at Smyrna Bowling Center.
The Hawks, who are three-time national champions, dropped the first game in the best-of-seven match but rallied to take the next four and claim the title at the season's biggest NCAA Women's Bowling event. The entire event was broadcast live on BowlTV.
In the third-place match, host Vanderbilt defeated Nebraska, 4-2.
Natalie Jimenez of Central Missouri led the individual standings in Saturday's six-game traditional team event with 1,364 (227.3 average). Michelle Secours of Sam Houston was second with 1,351, while Anggie Ramirez of Maryland Eastern Shore was third with 1,346.
All 29 teams bowled six four-game Baker matches on Friday, six traditional five-player team games on Saturday and three rounds of best-of-seven matches on Sunday.
The Music City Classic was the last regular-season event on the NCAA schedule before the selections are made for the NCAA Women's Bowling Championships. Eight teams will battle for the national title on April 11-13 in Canton, Mich.
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